US tourist takes legal action against slap happy Bangkok security guard (video)

The US tourist slapped by a security guard in a Bangkok nightclub says he still loves Thailand regardless of the assault but added he might be taking authorized action in opposition to two guards.
The tourist, Rodric Carkhuff, was slapped and handcuffed by a safety guard last month outside The Club Khaosan nightclub on Khao San Road after the 34 year previous took a bottle of water from the club he thought was free.
Bangkok Post reported that the altercation occurred when a guard, recognized only as Thongchai, accused Carkhuff of theft. The altercation escalated, and Thongchai proceeded to handcuff and physically assault the foreigner by slapping him twice in the face. Limited was witnessed by another guard, Krisda, who intervened and stopped Thongchai.
A passerby occurred to witness the altercation and recorded a video of the incident, which was subsequently uploaded to social media and rapidly unfold throughout various online platforms.
As a outcome, the management of the membership has issued a public apology, acknowledging the disturbing nature of the incident, and initiated legal proceedings against each guards involved.
Carkhuff alleges that he was subjected to multiple assaults and claims that he witnessed Thongchai brandishing a Spartan knife in the course of the altercation.

Carkhuff revealed that he had gone out with his brother and two other feminine associates on the day of the incident. The good friend ordered two bottles of beer and the bartender gave him a bottle of water, which he believed was free. He took the drinks again to his table.
A few moments later a guard known as the vacationer over to debate the incident which led to him being handcuffed and slapped. Carkhuff was reported as saying in the News Directory…
“I had no intention in any respect of stealing the water. I understood that drinking water is free to prospects when shopping for alcoholic drinks overseas.”
Carkhuff yesterday filed a criticism at Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) alongside together with his lawyer Kriangsak Pintusornsri at 1.30pm.
The victim dropped the criticism towards the membership proprietor after he agreed to accept 50,000 baht compensation.
Kriangsak, however, said the sufferer will still take legal action in opposition to the 2 guards and will file a report with Chana Songkhram Police on March 20.
Carkhuff labored as an English teacher in Thailand prior to now but is again on holiday. He added the unsavoury incident has not diminished his love of Thailand. He said…
“I entered the nation in January with plans to fly again to the US in April.
“I still love Thailand and its individuals regardless of the incident.”

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